Discover Wisconsin Beer & Brat Garden Tour Coming to Sturgeon Bay

Discover Wisconsin and Sprecher Brewing Company are bringing the “Discover Wisconsin Beer and Brat Garden Tour,” a mobile beer garden experience, to Sturgeon Bay, starting on Friday. Martin Park will be home for the traveling beer garden through Thursday, August 6th. The garden then moves to Madison Avenue on the west side of the city on August 7th to participate in the inaugural Maritime on … Continue reading

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Ridges Sanctuary Awarded Grant

The Fund for Lake Michigan has awarded the Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor a $75,000 grant to develop a “living laboratory.” The Milwaukee based organization says the grant will help the Ridges showcase rain gardens, native plantings, and, other storm water management practices at its new Cook-Fuller Nature Center. Steve Leonard, Executive Director of the Ridges Sanctuary, says the funding will help pay for the … Continue reading

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Maple Street Project Nearing Completion in Sturgeon Bay

The segment of Maple Street in Sturgeon Bay which has been under construction since June 10th is getting closer to completion, but it may not be until mid-August before it’s open to traffic. The reconstruction project has included the removal of asphalt, the replacement of water main and sanitary sewer, the installation of sewer and water laterals, the removal of gutter and sidewalk and their … Continue reading

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Search for Missing Doctor Over But Investigation Continues

The Door County search for a 63-year old physician from Grand Chute, missing in the Ephraim area since June 29th , is over, but the investigation continues. The Door County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that the body recovered from a wooded area in the Town of Liberty Grove was that of Doctor Jeffrey Whiteside who was last seen near his boat slip at the marina in … Continue reading

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Missing Kayaker Found and Towed Safely to Shore

A kayaker who left for a trip on the bay at about 8:30 Wednesday morning was eventually tracked down shortly after 6:30PM, sunburned and dehydrated. Wednesday afternoon, a relative contacted the dispatch center to report that her 23-year old son had left in an inflatable kayak, was not wearing a life jacket and was only expected to be gone for a couple of of hours, … Continue reading

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Body Believed to be that of Missing Doctor Found in Ephraim Area

Door County Sheriff Steve Delarwelle has confirmed that a body recovered in a wooded area in the Town of Liberty Grove is believed to be the remains of a 63-year old Grand Chute physician missing in Door County since June 29th. On Wednesday, authorities spent nearly ten hours in an area near German Road, east of Ephraim, after the Headwaters Search and Rescue K9 unit, … Continue reading

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Police Locate Stolen Van and Arrest Suspect

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department reports that a vehicle stolen from a business in the city has been recovered and an arrest has been made. The white Ford Econoline van was stolen from Evenson Laundry in June. Investigators tracked it down to a Michigan location and, late last week, a 25-year old Sturgeon Bay man was arrested in connection with the vehicle ripoff. He was … Continue reading

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Mobile Bay’s First Crew Celebrating Anniversary

The first crew of the US Coast Guard cutter, Mobile Bay will be in Door County this weekend to look back on the 36th anniversary of their involvement with the vessel that is homeported in Sturgeon Bay. Former Sturgeon Bay Police Lieutenant Tom Baudhuin was the only county native on the crew handpicked by Captain Lawson Brigham… Baudhuin says in a service branch as small … Continue reading

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Council Keeps Little Lake Restoration Moving Forward

The Sturgeon Bay City Council took action that will keep the process of rehabilitating Bradley Lake, also known as Little Lake, at Sunset Park in Sturgeon Bay moving forward during its regular meeting Tuesday. Fueled by grants, donations, city tax dollars, and the help-of the Sturgeon Bay Noon Rotary Club, the construction of the engineered wetland at the site is happening this month. The council … Continue reading

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Contractor Selected for Egg Harbor Road Project in Sturgeon Bay

PTS Contractors, LLC has been selected as contractor for the Egg Harbor Road project in Sturgeon Bay. The firm submitted the lowest bid, at $1,022,650. The improvements planned for the busy road include storm sewers, curb and sidewalks. With budgeted funding, contributions from Walmart, and special assessments to the benefiting property owners, the total of available funds amounts to $1,391,365, meaning about $170,000 would be … Continue reading

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